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Painting

Logging Scene

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Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Painting

Lyman C. Draper

Date: 1854 

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Lyman C. Draper. This portrait of Draper shows him at the time he assumed the position of Historical Society superintendent, at...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand oil painted holiday card on wood. The scene is a seashore with foliage and rocks, two houses in the distance, and a snow-covered mountain in the backg...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...

Date: 1888 

Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Date: 1914 

Description: Horlick's Malted Milk Factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-painted holiday card of three African American children eating watermelon. One girl sits on the ground, a boy has a watermelon in his lap, and the sec...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man carries a canoe on his head and shoulders. An Ojibwa woman walks behind him carrying materials on her back.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Before Samuel Marsden Brookes and Thomas H. Stevenson left the Fox Valley, Morgan L. Martin "commissioned them to paint a series of sketches of the 'improv...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are in the background. The painti...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: On an old Indian trail through extensive virgin forest from Lake Superior, Holzlhuber and several other trappers traveled upstream and came across the farm...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a dead or wounded Civil War soldier created as a preliminary study by one of the Milwaukee panorama painters active during the 1889s....

Painting

Stoner House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Stoner house, located at 321 South Hamilton Street.

Date: 1881 

Description: Watercolor painting of farm and farmhouse, residence of Mr. Daniel Lewis.

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Painting

Yellow Thunder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).

Date: 1916-03-16 

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 900 block East Gorham Street, ca. 1862-1893

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